Curtis LeMay Quotes

Bomb Vietnam back into the stone age.

Curtis LeMay
Curtis LeMay
  • Born: November 15, 1906
  • Died: October 1, 1990
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Soldier

Curtis E. LeMay was a general in the United States Air Force and the vice presidential running mate of American Independent Party candidate George Wallace in the 1968 presidential election. LeMay is credited with designing and implementing an effective, but also controversial, systematic strategic bombing campaign in the Pacific theater of World War II. He served as Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force from 1961 to 1965.